there's no smoke without fire

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Definition of there's no smoke without fire

used to say that if people are saying that someone has done something wrong there is usually a good reason for what they are saying

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“There's no smoke without fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/there%27s%20no%20smoke%20without%20fire. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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